Bioversity International: research for development in agricultural and tree biodiversity

Bioversity International Board of Trustees

Julia Marton-Lefèvre, Chair

Edward P. Bass Distinguished Visiting Environmental Scholar at Yale University and previous Director General of IUCN

Carl Hausmann, Vice Chair

Leader in agribusiness and food industries


Braulio Ferreira de Souza Dias

Former Executive Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity

Christina Frankopan

Rome-based finance professional specializing in advising on corporate and financial strategy

Marion Guillou

President of Agreenium

Claudio Lenoci

Board member of statutory auditors of various Italian companies

Agnes M. Kalibata

President of the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA)

M. Ann Tutwiler

Bioversity International Director General

Douglas van den Aardweg

Chairman of HSBC Life (UK) Ltd and Non-Executive Director on HSBC Retail Banking and Wealth Management Risk Committee.

Brent Swallow

Professor of Agricultural and Environmental Economics at the University of Alberta, Canada

Trilochan Mohapatra

Secretary, Department of Agricultural Research and Education of India; Director General, Indian Council of Agricultural Research

Ren Wang

Assistant Director General of FAO’s Agriculture and Consumer Protection Department